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J. William Sibert Collection

Stewart Bell Jr. Archives
Handley Regional Library
Winchester-Frederick County Historical Society

P.O. Box 58, Winchester, VA 22604
(540) 662-9041 ext. 17

200 THL 

Inventory created by Archives Staff 11/1991. Last revised 04/2018.

ACCESS RESTRICTIONS: Collection is open to all researchers.

USE RESTRICTIONS: Restrictions may apply concerning the use, photoduplication, or publication of items in this collection. Consult a member of the archives staff for information concerning these restrictions. The user assumes all responsibility for identifying and satisfying any claimants of copyright.

EXTENT: 0.21 linear feet

CREATOR: Sibert, J. William, 1863-1939

DATE:  1919

SCOPE AND CONTENT: The J. William Sibert collection contains a scrapbook of photographs taken in Winchester, VA during the World War I Victory Parade. The collection also contains one short news article about local soldiers and nurses who received medals following service in World War I.

BIOGRAPHICAL/HISTORICAL: J. William Sibert was born on April 6, 1863 to James W. and Arabella Hooper Sibert. During Woodrow Wilson’s administration Sibert served as postmaster for Winchester, Virginia. He was also a member of the Sarah Zane Fire Company and served as fire chief of Winchester for 30 years. Sibert died on July 19, 1939 and is buried in Mount Hebron Cemetery.

BIBLIOGRAPHY: Obituary, Winchester Evening Star, July 19, 1939, page 1.

CITE AS: J. William Sibert Collection, 200 THL, Stewart Bell Jr. Archives, Handley Regional Library, Winchester, VA, USA.




Scrapbook, 40 photographs taken during Victory Parade, Winchester, Virginia, August 1919.

News clipping – war nurses